Grilled Oyster with BBQ Sauce for Traeger

The Traeger is a capable of so much more than you imagined.  It’s now time to bring your cuisine to new depths with grilled oysters! This recipe uses the exclusive Reserve pellets available at your participating Ace Hardware or online at acehardware.com.

 

  • Difficulty: 3/5
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 4/6
  • Pellet: Reserve Blend

Ingredients:

  • One dozen large oysters, scrubbed clean

  • 1/4 cup Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ Sauce

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp prepared horseradish

  • 1/2 tbsp Worcestershire

  • 4 dashes Tabasco hot sauce

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1/2 tbsp chives

  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Preparation

To make the sauce: In a small bow, combine BBQ sauce, lemon juice, horseradish, Worcestershire, Tabasco hot sauce and mix well.  Season to taste with salt and pepper

Scrub the oysters thoroughly removing any barnacles

When ready to cook, set the temperature of Traeger to high and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

Place oysters directly on the grill grate and cook 7-10 minutes until they open removing one by one as they open up to ensure they are not over cooked.

Once they open up, discard the top part of the shell.  Spoon a bit of the BBQ sauce mixture into each oyster and place them all back on the grill to cook for 5 minutes longer.